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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2000-139
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Quantification of changes in recreational catch and effort on inner Shark Bay snapper species following implementation of responsive management measures

A 12-month creel survey of recreational boat-based fishing in Shark Bay, Western Australia was conducted between May 2001 and April 2002 to estimate the catch of pink snapper.  During the survey 431 boat crews were interviewed at public boat ramps of which 414 had been fishing. The information...
ORGANISATION:
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) WA
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-001
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Predicting the impacts of shifting recreational fishing effort towards inshore species

The project outputs have led to the following outcomes: 1. A model has been developed enabling reliable estimation of mortality of fish species that undertake size-related, unidirectional, offshore movements from age and length data. This new modelling approach is likely to be applicable to stocks...
ORGANISATION:
Murdoch University
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-132
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Distribution, abundance and population dynamics of beachworms (Onuphidae) in Queensland/NSW and the impact of commercial and recreational fishing

To date, very little research has been done on Australian beachworms (Family: Onuphidae), yet recreational fishing is a very popular activity in Australia and a variety of invertebrates, including beachworms, is used for bait. Exploitation of these animals for use as bait may remove considerable...
ORGANISATION:
University of Queensland (UQ)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1994-053
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

An assessment of the impact of offshore recreational fishing in NSW waters on the management of commercial fisheries

Conflict between the recreational and commercial sectors has long been a fisheries management problem. This conflict has been escalating in recent years as both sectors attempt to maximise catches. Consequently, there is increasing pressure being applied to fisheries managers to make appropriate...
ORGANISATION:
NSW Department Of Primary Industries
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